Lake Guntersville, Guntersville
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Guntersville Lake is located in north Alabama between Bridgeport and Guntersville.LocationThe lake stretches 75 miles from Guntersville Dam to Nickajack Dam. It is Alabama's largest lake at 69,000 acres .HistoryThe lake was created by Guntersville Dam along the Tennessee River. Both the lake and the dam received their names from the town of Guntersville, which received its name from an early settler of the area, John Gunter.In the 1950s, German scientists brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip who lived in Huntsville, Alabama purchased houses by the lake.Use our Guntersville itinerary builder to add Lake Guntersville and other attractions to your Guntersville vacation plans.
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Enjoyed a flight over the lake. The scenery is great. Lots of not-busy areas around the lake to explore. The water looked clear from above and the tree-lined waters made for a picturesque flight.
We were travelling through Guntersville on our way to Cullman and the scenery couldn't have been more beautiful on this September Saturday. The weather was gorgeous and so was the lake. It's like bein... read more »
I've been going up to Guntersville for the last 3 years in the summer and this place never gets old. The lake is huge and the views from the top of the mountain at the lodge are beautiful. I've gone f... read more »
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